Salvesen Family History

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Salvesen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Salve (Old Norse Salvi), probably formed with Old Norse salr ‘house’, ‘hall’ + ve(r) ‘giant’, ‘hero’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Solverson, Narveson, Helgesen, Alverson, Arnesen, Salverson

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Salvesen Family Origin

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Salvesen Family Occupations

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  • Coal Exporter

    50%
  • Coal Merchant

    50%

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In 1881, Coal Exporter and Coal Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Salvesen. The most common Salvesen occupation in the UK was Coal Exporter. 50% of Salvesen's were Coal Exporters.

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Salvesen Historical Records

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Salvesen Life Expectancy

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